Levon Helm, former drummer for the Band, is suing a Manhattan advertising firm over the use of the band's signature song, "The Weight," in a television commercial.
The 14th MTV Europe Music Awards will be held Nov. 1 in Munich, marking the third time the show will have taken place in Germany since the ceremony premiered in Berlin in 1994.
In a first in Germany, Herbert Kloiber's production shingle Clasart has acquired live broadcast rights to the New York Metropolitan Opera's "The Barber of Seville."
In its earliest days, jazz was about as interactive a medium as one could imagine, all but insisting that audience members dance, bop or otherwise make themselves an integral part of the performance.
Starbucks and Concord Music Group, which partnered on Ray Charles' "Genius Loves Company" and Sergio Mendes' "Timeless," have created a joint record label, Hear Music, that will issue its first…
If you were going to draw the map of Jersey Shore music, Bruce Springsteen would be on one pole and Antonella Barba, the recently rejected "American Idol" contestant, the other. My Chemical Romance…
To many diehard Beatle fans and critics, Yoko Ono is the "dragon lady" of rock. So it wasn't surprising last week that Ono put the kibosh on a public screening of "Three Days in the Life," a doc…
While rumors of a Jackson 5 reunion tour continue to simmer, some Michael Jackson fans apparently couldn't wait for his next official appearance.
Brad Delp, the lead singer for the band Boston, was found dead Friday in his home in southern New Hampshire. He was 55.
Jazz singer Kurt Elling has taken the brazen step of composing lyrics to fit Dexter Gordon's solo on his 1976 version of "Body and Soul." The lyric wisely mentions that the experiment could be a…
At 80, Charlie Louvin is one of country music's most enduring statesmen. Although he's had limited commercial success since the 1965 death of his brother Ira -- with whom he had a slew of gospel and…